58th All India Conference Of Director Generals/Inspector Generals Of Police:
The Prime Minister of India attended the 58th All India Conference of Director Generals/Inspector Generals of Police in Jaipur, Rajasthan.
- It was a three-day being held in hybrid mode with DGPs (Director general of police), IGPs (Inspector-General of Police) and Chiefs of Central Police Organisations.
- A wide range of policing and internal security issues including Cyber Crime, Technology in Policing, Counter Terrorism challenges, Left Wing Extremism, and Prison Reforms were discussed at the conference.
- Another key agenda of the conference is deliberations on the road map for implementation of the new Criminal Laws.
Highlights of the PM’s Address:
- The PM emphasized the significant shift brought about by the enactment of new criminal laws, advocating for a justice system focused on citizen dignity, rights, and justice first, moving away from punitive measures to data-driven approaches.
- He highlighted the importance of sensitizing women and girls about their rights under the new laws, urging the police to ensure their safety and freedom to work fearlessly anytime, anywhere.
- He stressed the need to enhance the positive perception of the police among citizens, suggesting the use of social media at the grassroots level to disseminate positive information and messages.
- He advocated for organizing sports events as a means to strengthen the bond between citizens and the police force.
- He also encouraged government officials to stay in border villages to establish better connections with the local populace.
- He encouraged the Indian police to evolve into a modern, world-class force in alignment with India’s rising global profile, aiming to contribute to the vision of a developed India by 2047.